HOTELBEL-AIR 701 Stone Canyon Rd, Los Angeles. Phone + 1 310 472 1211; dorchestercollection.com. TARIFF Packages include a Deluxe Breakfast Getaway from $US595 a night twin-share, including $US115 breakfast credit for two; valid to December 30. GETTINGTHERE About 24km from Los Angeles international airport; Qantas has daily A380 flights to LA(and on to NewYork). More: qantas.com.au. CHECKINGIN Celebrities, business bigwigs and Australians taking advantage of our strong dollar. WHEELCHAIR ACCESS Seven guestrooms with adapted entry, bathroom. BEDTIME READING Marilyn Monroe: The Biography by Daniel Spoto. STEPPING OUT Try the hotel’s Spa by La Prairie. It’s a cab ride to Rodeo Drive, where you can take a trolley on a 40-minute, $US5 ride past high-hedged mansions and top-dollar shops. BRICKBATS No attractions within walking distance, but who knows who you’ll pass on a jog through celebritystudded Stone Canyon. BOUQUETS The whole estate seems scented with jasmine and gardenia and thus feels a little enchanted.